Summer sunset in Napa Valley vineyard

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Napa Valley Road Trip: The Backcountry of Highway 128

Looking to go off-the-beaten-path in Napa Valley? Look no further than California State Route 128 east, also known as Sage Canyon Road, which winds its way through the Vaca Mountain Range and up to Lake Berryessa. On this hidden gem of a road trip, you’ll find historic boutique wineries…

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A History-Lovers’ Guide to the Napa Valley

One of the things I love most about this valley is the graceful way it’s evolved over nearly two centuries. Many of its earliest structures are still in use today as wineries, restaurants, hotels, and other businesses. Looking at vintage photos from the nineteenth century, you can still identify the…

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Napa Valley Italian-Style

We may not have the centuries of history or the crumbling hill towns, but it could be argued that the Napa Valley is California’s answer to Tuscany. Both have rolling, vineyard-covered hillsides. Both…

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Where to Go for Bowling, Billiards, Bocce, and More in Napa Valley

The Urban Dictionary defines the term “Having a ball” as “old-people-speak for ‘Having fun.’ If you’re under 30, then you’ve probably never said this (unsarcastically).” Yeah, whatever. It just so happens that there are plenty of ways to have fun in the valley that involve balls, no matter what your…

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